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Lassonde’s k2i academy introduces teacher resources for de-streaming Grade 9 science in Ontario

Dec 2, 2022
Lassonde’s k2i academy introduces teacher resources for de-streaming Grade 9 science in Ontario
The k2i academy at the Lassonde School of Engineering was selected by the Ontario Ministry of Education to develop classroom-ready resources to support teachers across Ontario in their efforts to dismantle systemic barriers to opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Osgoode students make their mark at Supreme Court of Canada

Nov 18, 2022
Osgoode students make their mark at Supreme Court of Canada
It’s a rare experience – even for seasoned lawyers. But a select group of students at Osgoode Hall Law School can now add the Supreme Court of Canada to their resumes through their work on a case that will be heard Nov. 29.

York professors explore histories of animals in new book

Nov 17, 2022
York professors explore histories of animals in new book
Professors Jennifer Bonnell and Sean Kheraj published a new open access book exploring the ways that historians study and analyze the histories of animals.

Embodying climate change: Dance Innovations 2022 showcases inspiring new student work

Nov 16, 2022
Embodying climate change: Dance Innovations 2022 showcases inspiring new student work
Performed by students in all years of York’s undergraduate program in dance, this series engages with social justice-oriented themes of resistance and rebellion.

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Monkeypox spreading to urban wildlife could lead to repeated outbreaks, shows mathematical modelling study

Monkeypox spreading to urban wildlife could lead to repeated outbreaks, shows mathematical modelling study

Nov 30, 2022
Mathematical modelling research in the Faculty of Science, in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada, shows that it would become difficult to control monkeypox outbreaks in a metropolitan area if the virus were to spill over into wild animal hosts, such as rodents.
Lassonde team developing new tool for detection of microplastics in water

Lassonde team developing new tool for detection of microplastics in water

Nov 25, 2022
Recently, a group of researchers from the Lassonde School of Engineering successfully designed and prototyped an affordable and simple device for the detection of microplastics.
Professor Mattias Hoben named Helen Carswell Chair in Dementia Care

Professor Mattias Hoben named Helen Carswell Chair in Dementia Care

Nov 25, 2022
In this role, York University Associate Professor Mattias Hoben will evaluate day programs that provide care and support to older adults living with dementia.

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York film professor’s documentary explores little-known struggle of the Sinixt people

York film professor’s documentary explores little-known struggle of the Sinixt people

Nov 9, 2022
Twenty-seven years in the making, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design Film Professor Ali Kazimi’s documentary about an autonomous Indigenous people’s struggle to overturn their legal extinction is set to receive its global premiere.